Nige­rian TV pre­sen­ter Amina Yuguda wins BBC award

Financial Nigeria Magazine - - Development -

Nige­rian TV pre­sen­ter, Amina Yuguda, has been awarded the BBC World News Komla Du­mor Award. Amina, who hails from the north­ern Nige­rian town of Yola, is a pre­sen­ter on the 8pm news on Go­tel Tele­vi­sion in north-east­ern Nige­ria. A well-known and re­spected face lo­cally, she has re­ported on a range of the re­gion’s high-pro­file news sto­ries, in­clud­ing the Boko Haram in­sur­gency.

As she re­ceived the award at a cer­e­mony in the BBC Ra­dio The­atre in Lon­don, last month, Amina be­gan her three-month place­ment at the BBC.

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